With more perennials breeding and ongoing efforts by breeders to provide the supply chain with clean material for improved perennials production, it’s good to see companies working together to mainstream these beauties.
Cincinnati-based 80 Acres Farms plans to build a large, fully automated indoor farm in Hamilton, OH, which will produce specialty greens to supply local independent retailers including Jungle Jim’s International Market and Dorothy Lane Markets, and national chain locations for Whole Foods and U.S. Foods.
Whether you’re growing ornamentals, vegetables, or another crop in your greenhouse, the tour, speaker line-up, and workshop for Biocontrols Conference USA East Oct. 10-12 in Rochester, NY, will provide information you can apply to your operation immediately.
Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff explains why she thinks gamechanging products like Basewell have the potential to disrupt the way the industry does business, and why growers need to embrace innovation.
The potentially gamechanging new propagation system developed by Dümmen Orange offers growers a cost and labor-saving alternative to traditional production.
Two Dutch companies that have been active flower and plant breeders and propagators for more than 40 years, Florist Holland and HilverdaKooij, announced last week that they plan to merge.
The world’s largest producers of vegetative cuttings ship the majority of their production to North America. Here’s how they are working to improve quality and supply issues from the industry’s front end.
Along with its renewed focus on Live Goods, the ScottsMiracle-Gro team is hard at work on sustainability and pollinator initiatives, all while laying the foundation for consumer success with plants.
Greenhouse Grower 2018 Industry Achievement Award winner Royal Heins says it’s important to make your employees feel valued, both on a personal and a financial level.
CIOPORA Academy and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney are teaming up to bring advanced learning for protecting plant breeders’ rights to Washington, D.C. this fall. Plant breeders will receive a 360-degree training on intellectual property for plant products.
The sale of Color Spot Nurseries to Wells Fargo became official on August 17, 2018, resulting in Color Spot Nurseries emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a successful corporate restructuring.
In an interview with Greenhouse Grower, we got to know this large producer of shrubs, trees, and perennials a bit better, and learned what CEO Jonathan Saperstein plans to do with the Hines Division locations now that TreeTown USA as officially acquired the business from Wells Fargo.
Record cold, wet weather in early spring caused headaches for growers across the country, but winter-weary consumers were eager to buy, and May and June sales made the season a success.
With increased costs, razor-thin margins, and increased competition, nobody can afford to do things the way they’ve always been done for the sake of tradition or just plain being obstinate. Keeping the blinders on will drive your employees away and force you out of business.
With its pending sale to Wells Fargo Bank, Color Spot’s growing operations will continue in order to honor customer commitments. Meanwhile, the Hines Division, which will be sold to TreeTown USA, will support the company’s continued growth across the U.S.
A July 20 auction resulted in successful bids for the largest greenhouse operation in the country, and a hearing following the auction indicated approval of the sale.
Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff and Contributing Editor Allan Armitage discuss six new varieties that will be recognized as nominees for the 2018 Medal of Excellence Industry’s Choice Award for Best New Variety.
In this episode of 2nd Cup, Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff and Contributing Editor Allan Armitage discuss the six varieties selected for Greenhouse Grower’s Medal of Excellence Editor’s Choice Awards. Check out what the hype around these new varieties is all about.